Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 132 146
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 31 42 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.19% 1.39% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.51% 6.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 2
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% -13.89%
10th Percentile £30,625 £32,000 £36,375
90th Percentile £52,750 £51,750 £42,125
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 476 651 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.24% 21.52% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 391 529 450
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £53,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +12 7 £46,750 +16.88% 3
Chester -4 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 26 (83.87%) Selenium
2 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
5 15 (48.39%) Gherkin
6 13 (41.94%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) SOAP
7 8 (25.81%) BDD
7 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
8 7 (22.58%) Java 8
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) OOP
9 6 (19.35%) OO
9 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
9 6 (19.35%) Spring
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 6 (19.35%) Confluence
9 6 (19.35%) REST
9 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
10 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
10 5 (16.13%) SDET
10 5 (16.13%) Fintech
10 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) BrowserStack
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.23%) Route 53
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) PPP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) MariaDB
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) Selenium
2 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
4 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (19.35%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.90%) HP UFT
6 4 (12.90%) JUnit
6 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
7 3 (9.68%) Geb
7 3 (9.68%) Gradle
8 1 (3.23%) CircleCI
8 1 (3.23%) JBehave
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
8 1 (3.23%) Liquibase
8 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Automation Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Manager
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Gherkin
2 8 (25.81%) SOAP
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) REST
3 6 (19.35%) Spring
4 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) JMS
5 3 (9.68%) Regular Expression
5 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) Spring WebFlux
5 3 (9.68%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (9.68%) Vert.x
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) BDD
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) SDET
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Data Augmentation
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Java 8
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.90%) VBScript
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) ES6
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) JCL
7 1 (3.23%) REXX
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCSA
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Green Hat
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
1 3 (9.68%) Splunk
1 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Syncsort